Anita Reilly McGee


A graduate from Torontoís York University, McGee wrote/directed the award winning NFB documentary SEVEN BRIDES FOR UNCLE SAM, produced the Gemini award-winning drama CLOTHESLINE PATCH for CBC and, in 2003, directed her first feature THE BREAD MAKER, which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival. Her short films have been broadcast on Canal+ Europe, Canal+ Africa, SKY (Italy), Bravo! and CBC. Her short NEW NEIGHBOURS received the Canal+ Honorable Mention at the Creteil Film Festival; LITTLE DICKIE opened before Jennifer Aninstonís The Good Girl at the Venice Film Festival. It also played at TIFF, Sydney, Palm Springs and LA Shortsfest. McGee is also known for ELECTRIC CHAIRS, an award-winning Bravo!FACT short for cell phones; and DINNER FOR ONE which won Best Short at Cinequest and the Runner Up certificate for the BAFTA/LA short film award. In 2015 McGee was one of eight chosen to participate in Women in the Directorís Chair Story and Leadership program, where she further developed her feature script MAMMY.

  • Area(s) of Interest: Writers; Actors; Producers
  • Current Profession: Writer, Director, Line Producer/PM, Script Supervisor
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